Full Time Job

News Producer

WPTA

Fort Wayne, IN 09-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer - WPTA

NEWS PRODUCER (EVENING) - WPTA

About WPTA:

WPTA-TV is northeast Indiana's most honored broadcaster. Our commitment to quality journalism has been recognized with multiple National Edward R. Murrow Awards, regional Emmy Awards and the highest honors form the Indiana Broadcasters Association. Our team produces 41 hours of news each week across our ABC and NBC channels and is committed to local, in-depth special programming that airs in addition to traditional newscasts. WPTA is part of Gray Television, a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations across the United States.

Job Summary/Description:

WPTA is looking for a creative news producer to join our 7pm news team, who is looking to create and contribute something different than your traditional newscast. The successful newscast launched earlier this year and continues to break with tradition. Yes, we provide the top stories, and important weather information but we also dig deeper. You'll work with a dedicated Digging Deeper team, a group of journalists dedicated to going beyond the headlines to bring our viewers important stories that matter. Those reporters are given the time during the 7pm news to tell stories with even more purpose and perspective. You'll help lead the charge.
*** Please note, primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above. ***

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Four Year College Degree in Journalism or Related Field
- Previous producing experience a major plus

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbj2pe-35-172-224-102-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WPTA

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.